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Seizoen - Logsdon Farmhouse Ales

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Reviews: 94
Hads: 402
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 7.94%
Wants: 48
Gots: 66 | FT: 9
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Logsdon Farmhouse Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 06-17-2011

"Our unfiltered Seizoen, with its beeswax seal, is naturally fermented and carbonated with pear juice and select yeast strains, producing complex, fruity and spicy flavors balanced with whole hops and a soft malt character."
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Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.71/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pours out a hazed, dark yellow toned body with a sudsy, bubbly, white head.

Smell: Sourish, funky notes atop the basic barley with touches of lemon rind and a floral touch blooming into a scent of menthol.

Taste: A faintly sweet taste of oven-crisped barley grains. Low, low hint of lemony citrus. Sliced tarnished fruits cut by unclean hands. Spiciness astringency akin to mentho-lyptus cough drops. Drying finish replete with muddled tastes.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Lightly carbonated, so don't let that sudsy head fool you.

Overall: I wasn't too fond at all of the flavor profile here and felt it just lacked pizazz as well as any cheerful effervescence. (678 characters)

Photo of Arbitrator
3.03/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Chilled bottle into a glass. A toast to ramnuts for sending this my way. Thanks, Frank!

A: Pours a brilliantly clear sunset orange-copper body that looks darker than I expected for a saison. Even a mild pour yields 4 fingers of well-retaining off-white head, and it leaves great streaks of lace down the sides of the glass. There's more foam than beer in my glass, but other than that, it looks great.

S: An intriguing aroma of lemon zest, apple skins, green grapes, bananas, a touch of earth, white pepper, and restrained, musty yeast. Some light sweetness to the nose gives it an aroma reminiscent of a tripel. A touch of alcohol knocks it down a peg.

T: Mild sweetness leads the way, lending a nice accent to the fruity ester-given flavors of apples, pears, grapes, and bananas. The beer closes with a touch of white pepper and yeast in the finish. Earthy flavors emerge in the aftertaste.

M: This isn't particularly dry, and a little wash of carbonation that closes each sip creates a distracting, burpy experience that prevents the beer from being completely refreshing. But it's solid.

O: A decent saison, but I've had better. (1,141 characters)

Photo of marcellaproust
3.3/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Taste: anticlimactic. Smell a real tease, though: very yeasty and greeny: dandelion greens, grass greens. Very nice body. Too much carbonation -- first time I've ever thought this as a demerit in a beer, but so carbonated with the tiniest of bubbles en masse one associates with champagne, that it gets in the way. Once you do arrive at flavor--I'm disappointed. I could have and should have gotten Le Merle. But I wanted to try something new, and this saison is too astringent, too skunky and ungenerous in its flavor that it is quite the opposite of a farmhouse style, or what I associate with the best of them: ample but not rich. (633 characters)

Photo of PEBKAC
3.38/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle from Made in Oregon.

Body is a cloudy mellow gold. Stiff, stubborn, popmarked off-white head.

Smells of pungent clove, bitter rind, & fruit juice. Dusty malt, leaves, alcohol, & Play-Doh on the backend. Unrelated, but the wax on the cap has this awesome ambergris scent to it.

Belgian, sticky tripel sort of sweetness. Pretzel-like malt. Lemon twang. Mellow yeast. Beer is pretty warm by now. A little mushroom. Leafy, shy, bitter finish. Frothy. Strong carbonation that faltered when I needed it.

A bit too sweet & heavy for me. The brett version thinned things out nicely though. (592 characters)

Photo of womencantsail
3.38/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

We’ve got a gusher...the beer itself is a hazed golden orange color with a very large white head. A nice fruitiness on the nose, mostly tropical fruit type notes. Bread and cracker malts give it some substance and there is a lot of yeast in the aroma as well. The flavor isn’t quite as good as I would hope. It’s somewhat boozy and there’s a little bit of cardboard and metal to it. Still, some grass, fruit, malt, and even a little bit of spice, which are pleasant characteristics. (490 characters)

Photo of tbeckett
3.58/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Bought this one in Waterbury at a grocery store I think. From notes.

A - Great colour with a cloudy, light golden. Good carbonation coming up to a two finger fluffy white head. Nice creamy finger of retention and a great wall of lace all around. Looks like apple cider with the yeast added.

S - Orange, mild sweet baking spice. Bubblegum, wheat. Similar to a Hefe. Smelled good. Lot's more orange and banana with the yeast added.

T - More of the same. More sweet spice, some barnyard character. Banana and bubblegum. Not really complex.

M - Strong carbonation, medium to full body. Creamy. A little spicy finish lingering for quite a while.

O/D - Really wasn't anything special to me. Spice was something that was too strong for my tastes. Aside from that there a few good features, but certainly nothing special. Decent, but a bit of a letdown. Too similar to a Hefe. (875 characters)

Photo of corby112
3.59/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Best by 11/2015

Pours a clear, pale golden orange color with visible carbonation bubbling up and a 2.5 finger frothy white head that very slowly settles into a lasting ring. Looks a bit over carbonated but has good retention with streaks of soapy lace left behind.

Earthy, musty aroma with a strong farmhouse funk character along with zesty spice, bread-y yeast, light fruit and citrus. Grass, straw and barnyard followed by pepper, bread, apple, pear, citrus rind and pale malt. Slightly floral/perfume-like with a touch of grassy saaz hops as well with some mango and papaya countering the funky/earthy saison notes. Inviting aroma that smells true to style, unlike the Bretta version which is kind of a disaster.

On the fuller end of medium bodied with tight carbonation and a strong earthy farmhouse flavor up front that lingers over the subtle hops, peppery spice, light fruit and pale malts into a dry finish. A bit over carbonated with champagne-like effervescence. Slight resinous, grassy hops compliment the farmhouse yeast giving off a dry, slightly funky and bitter flavor that's countered by spicy pepper/coriander, biscuit and sweeter fruit notes toward the finish, notably apple, pear and light grapes. Subtle booziness but the ABV is decently concealed making this beer pretty easy to drink. Overall, I enjoyed this beer much more than the Bretta version but it didn't really stand out as a particularly interesting interpretation of the style. I'm glad to have tried it but wouldn't seek it out again. (1,522 characters)

Photo of mwilbur
3.65/5  rDev -9.4%

Poured from 750 mL bottle into cervoise.
A: Pours a clear pale yellow with high carbonation producing a 3-4 inch bubbly white head. Decent retention. (3.75)
S: Melon, musty grains, subdued citrus, white peper, honey, and a hint of astringent minerals. (4)
T: White pepper, salty citrus, musty grains, and a hint of melon and honey. A bit off on the balance. (3.5)
M: Soft, smooth, and dry throughout. Light body. Mildly sweet. (3.5)
D: Not nearly as good as some of their other seizoens (e.g brett and oak aged). Still a decent brew. (3.5) (544 characters)

Photo of lacqueredmouse
3.65/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from K&L Wine Merchants in Redwood City, CA. Opened during our Fantôme tasting day with @LaitueGonflable and @tobeerornottobe, just to throw them off the scent. Upon uncapping, despite the gentle treatment and the solid chilling it received, it gushes out in waves onto my table-top, probably losing about a quarter of the bottle. Inauspicious start.

Colour is a cloudy but bright orange-yellow colour, with a very pronounced, and frothy, crackling head of white. Lacing is messy, anarchic and very full, when it forms. Decent weight to the body, with a nice amount of fine carbonation. Looks pretty good.

Nose has a solid, pleasant greenness to it, a touch of pepper and phenolics and a hint towards acidity. Some sweeter characters sit around on the back as well, perhaps the fragrance of fresh vanilla orchids, but overall it doesn't adapt and express itself an awful lot: it feels like it dumps everything it has on you in the aroma and then disappears. It's still pleasant, but you feel like it could have been excellent.

Taste is clean and mild, with some slight phenols on the back. Slight bite and a clean cider character, and not unpleasantly. Some phenols, and appleskin on the finish, which gives it a slightly biting and almost bitter finish. Perhaps a bit too sharp and bitter, in fact, which gives it a harshness on the back.

Feel is clean but quite light.

Overall, this is decent, but really not exciting, and perhaps even not that great a Saison. Their "Bretta" version is better. It also didn't explode all over my furniture. (1,558 characters)

Photo of seand
3.65/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy orange amber with lots and lots of dense foam. The head dissipates over time to a thin film, but doesn't disappear, leaving thick spots of lacing.

S: Sweet with notes of yeasty fresh baked bread and orange peel.

T: Medium sweetness, yeast, dry finish.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation.

Overall, not bad, but I'm not enamored of it. Worth a try. (366 characters)

Photo of kojevergas
3.66/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750ml brown glass bottle with colorful label art and beeswaxed pressure cap acquired at a local SoCal bottle shop for $10.99 and served into a Mitchells of Lancaster flared stem-tulip in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Expectations are high given the brewery and its reputation. Body number: S 13404. Best by: 07/2015. 7.5% ABV confirmed.

Served cold, straight from the fridge, and allowed to warm over the course of consumption. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a three finger wide head of white colour. No real creaminess. Nice thickness. Good (~6-7 minute) retention. No lacing as the head recedes. Spotty.

Body colour is a cloudy lemon-yellow. Translucent. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Overall, it's par for the style. Not unique or special. No overt flaws are noticeable.

Sm: Lemon fruit esters. Lemon zest. Lemongrass. Honey. Pilsner malts. Clove. Grassy. Complementary floral hops. Straw. Crackery malts. Maybe some white pepper. Lightly grainy, with some subtle spiciness. Some brettanomyces funk. Light apple and pear. A very soft, pleasant aroma. No alcohol is detectable. I'm really looking forward to trying it.

T: Straw, clean barley. Lemon zest. Lemongress. Esters. Pleasantly citrusy. Light brettanomyces yeast and accompanying funkiness. Crackery malts. Clove. White pepper. Complementary floral hops. Lightly grainy. Some apple and pear. Doughy. Balanced and enjoyable, but not as complex or subtle as the best beers in the style.

Mf: Soft, smooth, wet, and refreshing. A biteen too thick for the style. Good presence on the palate. Not heavy or overbearing. Full-bodied. Light. Complements the flavour profile nicely.

Dr: Very drinkable. A solid saison from Logsdon. I'd get it again if it wasn't so expensive. A solid domestically brewed saison. Hides its ABV well. Quite pleasant and enjoyable, but not Logsdon's best beer. If you need to scratch a saison itch, this definitely won't disappoint. I'll really enjoy finishing this bottle. Good stuff.

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Photo of smcolw
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Cloudy, light amber color. Small head with some chunky, streaky lace.

Smells of stew meat--read: earthy. A bit sour.

Tart finish and aftertaste. The start is relatively neutral. Very spritzy with a thin body. The sourness reminds me the sour drinks women would order in the 70s. Not quite as sweet, but close. (313 characters)

Photo of mactrail
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy amber in the tall chalice. Lots of carbonation with a big head at first, but turns out to be very long lasting on subsequent pours. Funky aroma.

A little of the brettanomyces tang. Overall it's full of the "meaty" flavor I associate with a good Biere de Mars. Fruity and peppery, with lots of fresh alfalfa, along with dry straw in the nose. Some flowers in the nose as well. a little sweet underneath the odd bitter flavors. Some touch of hops, but lots of the bitter yeast. The rustic style but quite drinkable and complex.

Bottle S7550. From the Olive Tree in Ocean Beach. (584 characters)

Photo of Ryan011235
3.69/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Bell's tulip on 9/16/12

Bottle No. 12939
Best by 05/2015x

Shared by PDXHops

Bright, golden yellow with an even cloudiness. Fizzy bubbles fill rapidly the upper half of the glass. Retention is merely a thin layer of white bubbles. A few spots of speckled lace. Jeff's glass has better lace.

The aroma is fruity and grassy. It has a lot of pear, mild apple, prairie grass, pollen and straw. Subtle spices - some clove. Clean aroma.

I'm taken by surprise - this has a notably punchy taste. It isn't tart but is loaded with over-ripe light fruits. Mostly apple. The middle finds herbal notions and spice. Wet grass and musty hay finish.

I'm inclined to call this close to a medium feel, if only for the alcohol slickness it displays. Carbonation was high at first but most of it fades out by halfway through the glass.

Pretty enjoyable overall. I could go for a 1.5-2% lower abv. (898 characters)

Photo of biboergosum
3.7/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

375ml bottle - hmmm...'Seizoen' - I presume Logsdon has a strong Dutch connection, or are just pretentious. No mention of pear juice on this one's label.

This beer pours a hazy, bright medium golden amber hue, with one finger of weakly foamy, somewhat bubbly, and generally soapy dirty white head, which leaves some random streaky lace around the glass as it slowly ebbs away.

It smells of wet banana chips, earthy yeast, white pepper and other sundry, indistinct spices, a soft pome fruitiness, and a tame grainy pale malt sweetness. The taste is sharp, acrid yeast, gritty and grainy pale malt, ethereal banana esters, underripe pears and apples, muddled table pepper spice, a bit of tart, undeveloped musty tanned leather, and plain leafy, weedy, and mildly perfumed hops.

The carbonation is fairly involved in its stubborn and sturdy frothiness, the body a decent middleweight, and not particularly smooth, as that zippy yeast and its edgy friends wreak havoc as such right here. It finishes trending dry, although the base malt seems to have a chip on its shoulder as it soldiers on.

Just weird and different enough to let the uncommon Dutch (Flemish?) naming convention pass - yeah, that yeast does a number on my palate with its various flavour contributions, but alas, the heady astringency just makes it hard to drink. So, I suppose, the overall score suffers a tad, yet don't let that stop you from giving this one a go, especially if this is your sort of thing in the first place. (1,499 characters)

Photo of DefenCorps
3.71/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from New Seasons in Orenco. Bottle No S5235, best by August 2014. I've had this once before, thanks to Thorpe429 (thanks, Mike!), but now, I get to enjoy a bottle over an evening.

Gushing like crazy, this beer sits a hazy orange yellow with a dense, off-white head with excellent retention and gorgeous lacing. This is a particularly attractive saison. The nose is great.Moderately bright with a mild Brett funk present, this is a nice, complex saison. A mild clove note (from the Brett), along with some fresh black pepper, this has a nice yeast profile. Rustic, moderately grainy with the pear juice showing as a complementary fruit note, there's also some juicy citrus hops. Despite lacking that grainy snappiness that the better saisons have, this is very enjoyable.

The palate opens with a blend of saison yeast (moderately frothy/doughy), honey, bright citrus (oranges), and light fruit (pear). The grain character is really doughy, with the flavor of rising bread providing the backbone for this beer. Not as spicy as the nose might suggest, and lacking in the peppery notes that the best saisons have, this is a pretty solid beer. While immediately recognizable as a saison, this beer does lack in definition and identity IMO. Bitterness is medium low, appropriately so. Alcohol is a little noticeable, especially towards the finish where the fruit comes through, along with a little bitterness and clove. Medium-light in body, over-carbonated for the style, this beer is decent on the palate. Strangely waxy on the palate, this is a pretty solid example for the style IMO. (1,590 characters)

Photo of cpetrone84
3.73/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

pour is completely hazed lighter golden yellow. Nose is fairly nice, lighter on the farmhouse yeast notes, strong sweet ester notes of banana and light clove spice. Taste is a bit bigger, still lots of banana and light spice as the farmhouse note shines through a touch more but still very subtle. Very well carbonated with a light airy body and moderately dry finish. (368 characters)

Photo of ccrida
3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle S1192, poured into my large Gulden Draak tulip, Logsdon's Seizoen is a chill hazed glowing sunset gold with white head that leaves scattered lace.

Smell is modest (served at fridge temp), mostly some fruity esters.

Taste is rustic and complex. Doughy yeast, spicy, some brett horsehair (no this is not the designated brett version, but there is obviously some cross contamination). Nice mineral pith.

Mouthfeel is dry, crisp and medium bodied, but a little on the heavy side or my taste in the style.

Drinkability is pretty good, it's complex but quaffable. I prefer the fruity saison yeasts, however, and lacto to brett if they swing to the wild style. I wanted to like this a lot more, but they're still young. Great concept for the whole operation though, and well executed, just not designed to my preference in the style, which is my favorite, if admittedly broad. (884 characters)

Photo of KajII
3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

[Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass]

The pour was a hazy orange with a huge (3-4 finger) off white fluffy head that actually kept increasing for a short while, lasting throughout and producing some excellent foamy lacing.

The aroma was of a grain malt and a bold funky Belgian yeast with notes of clove, citrus (orange peel), a light fruity ester (pineapple and peach) and a mild peppery spice.

The taste was lightly sweet and rather yeasty with a pronounced fruity presence pretty much throughout, with a decent citrus peel bite creeping in along with a peppery spicy ending. The flavor lasted quite a long time proceeding the swallow with a strong citrus peel bitterness lingering on for a while longer.

Mouthfeel was a step or two above light in body with a dry texture and a nice lively carbonation.

Overall this was a very tasty Saison, which possessed a good balance between the fruitiness and bitterness making it a very enjoyable drinking experience. Just be careful, the bottle keeps gushing suds until about half empty...

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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a hazy yellow/beige color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of rustic malt with nice floral undertones is very enticing. Taste is a nice mix between some quite dry rustic malt with nice floral malt notes and some light fruity ester also discernable. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. This beer was very well brewed and quite enjoyable but missed a little bit of character to make it into the major league of Saison. (507 characters)

Photo of LambicPentameter
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed out of a brown 750 mL bottle with a beeswax seal around the neck and cap. No bottling date, but it does say "Best by" 06/2015. Poured into a Boulevard Smokestack Series tulip glass, after having to take some time to get the gushing head under control.

Appearance - Murky glowing orange with a coppery hue and amber highlights where the light shines through. Crazy pillowed off-white head with an golden twinge, a good three fingers (or more) thick. This bottle has been sitting in my cellar for a good two months with zero agitation, so I'd say this one is a tad overcarbonated.

Smell - I get that distinct funk that I usually associate with brett, so I don't know if I'm mis-identifying or if Logsdon puts brett in the regular "Seizoen" and not just the "Seizoen Bretta". Perhaps it's only bottle-conditioned with brett or the way they use it in the two beers is different because it definitely tastes brett-infused. Other aromas are light fruit and phenols, as well as some bready yeast characteristics. Having had the Seizoen Bretta I'm not sure if I could separate it from this one with a blind smell test.

Taste - Pleasant spicy fruity characteristics, with orange zest and faint bready sweetness, like butter croissant. The tartness that one expects from brett is not as pronounced in this version as with the Bretta version, which allows the fruit and spice to shine. Would like a little bit more funk, however. More fruity than funky for sure.

Mouthfeel - Heavy, overbearing carbonation that is a pain to open/pour, but actually works to break up the power of the fruitiness. Body is medium to light and the finish is ultimately dry.

Overall, a solid example of the style that is very delicate but still has some heft to it. Not one that I'll seek out at great cost, but would definitely consider buying again if the opportunity presented itself. (1,868 characters)

Photo of lsummers
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This poured with a nice light clear gold color. A nice head but it faded quickly. The smell is that of a more sour ale, but still lends well to the beer. The taste is that of some spice mixed with a little bit of citrus which keeps it tart. There's still some hearty flavors in there too which help remind me it's a 7.5% beer. The mouthfeel is pretty great, it fits the beers character and isn't overly carbonated. Overall I enjoyed this beer, I could taste the quality that was put into it. I would definitely recomend this to a friend. (537 characters)

Photo of wordemupg
3.87/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

375ml bottle poured into tulip 5/8/15

A murky bright yellow, enough clarity to see lots of tiny bubbles streaming up the side feeding a dense finger of foam that sits around for a few sips leaving lots of random lace deep down the glass

S banana, apple, pear, orange peel some hard to place spice and a mild yeast profile that never really gets funky

T more spicy grains, fairly fruity, lemon comes out a little , not tart, sour or funky and still has an interesting yeast strain that's hard to place but works

M a bit of an explosion upon entry and ends up a little foamy, slick on the palate and somehow gritty t the same time

O goes down fast for something that could leave a mark, not overly complex compared to some beers I've had from these guys but respectable at every turn

I liked it but didn't completely fall for it, worth a try but perhaps I caught it at an awkward age (894 characters)

Photo of Rutager
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap @ Portland Craft, Vancouver BC

Appearance. Pours a hazy, light honey gold with a half finger of white head.

Smell. Saison yeast and light grains with a little citrus.

Taste. Spicy saison yeast, oranges and some grainy light malt.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, with a medium level of soift carbonation.

Overall. Nice saison ...err, seizoen. Liked the citrus flavour. (371 characters)

Photo of joe1510
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml

Misanthrope sent me this one a couple months back, thanks a million Scott! Logsdon's Seizoen fills the tulip with an orange the color of a sunrise. There's a touch of murkiness but the body glows when backlit and is consistent throughout. The head is pure white and easily grows to three fingers on the pour before settling into a dense, meringue like foam. Sticky patchwork lacing coats the glass.

A wonderful dew heavy fruitiness explodes from the glass. Gritty pear, underipe peach, and tart green apple all ooze from the glass in that order of intensity. There's an all encompassing mustiness that's reminiscent of wildflowers. He malt base is light and softly sweet bringing out some graham cracker sweetness.

Each aspect of the nose is well represented in the flavor. Those orchard fruits all wash over the palate with green apple leading the way, that fades mid palate while the gritty pear and sweet peach continues. The pear lingers on the swallow from what I'm assuming is the added juice. All of this sits atop the graham cracker base. The mushiness is more subdued than the nose led on. If I have a minor gripe it's that there is a little more residual sweetness than I'd like.

The mouthfeel on this Seizoen is better dialed in than on Seizoen Bretta. The bubbles are aggressive creating a lively, frothy mouthfeel that pushes through quickly and awakens the tastebuds. There's a fruity sweetness that lingers but is nowhere near cloying against the light body.

This is another winner from Logsdon. They do a great job with Saison. This version may be a touch sweeter than I'd like but it takes nothing away from the overall enjoyment or drinkability. The fruitiness pops and lingers. I'm a fan. Thanks again, Scott! (1,740 characters)

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Seizoen from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
90 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.